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Dr. David M. Ott, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. David M Ott M.D. is a top Orthopaedic Surgeon in Phoenix, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. David M Ott M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. David M Ott M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. David M Ott M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Phoenix, AZ, Dr. David M Ott M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
37 years Experience
Dr. David M. Ott, M.D.
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Univ of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca
  • Accepting new patients

How soon will I be able to run again after a knee replacement surgery?

Recreational running is not recommended after new replacement. Surgeon will typically tell this to patients before that surgery. This is assuming you had a full knee replacement. READ MORE
Recreational running is not recommended after new replacement. Surgeon will typically tell this to patients before that surgery. This is assuming you had a full knee replacement. If your conditioned allowed for a partial knee replacement, it may be possible to run 3 to 6 months post surgery.

My mother is going in for a Hip replacement surgery. What should I ask the doctor?

You should ask your surgeon about a direct anterior approach to the hip. Also find out how frequently does the hospital and the surgeon to have replacements. The surgeon should READ MORE
You should ask your surgeon about a direct anterior approach to the hip. Also find out how frequently does the hospital and the surgeon to have replacements. The surgeon should do a minimum of 50 a year and the hospital a minimum of several hundred a year. If the surgeon does the direct into your approach, you should have done at least 100 already. There are no reasons to not do the interior approach. Less experience surgeons avoid it unfortunately. Recovery easier